#HiddenHunger – New Global Estimates of Micronutrient Malnutrition: Saskia Osendarp

Statement from Micronutrient Forum Executive Director,
Saskia Osendarp, PhD

A statement by the Micronutrient Forum’s Executive Director, Saskia Osendarp, PhD, on the new alarming estimates for micronutrient deficiencies that were published in Lancet Global Health. The report by the Micronutrient Forum, GAIN, and USAID Advancing Nutrition, found that 1 in 2 pre-school aged children and 2 of 3 women of reproductive age worldwide have at least one micronutrient deficiency.

Report: Micronutrient Deficiencies Among Preschool-Aged Children and Women of Reproductive Age Worldwide

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